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Apr 12, 2013 12:00am PDT
the united states home, i think it's safe to say as the latino community goes, so goes america. we dig deeper into the concerns and challenges facing this growing community. we assembled a panel at chicago state university. joining us are mary rose wilcox, avid montejado from u.c. berkley. ana navarro. luis gutierrez from the illinois fourth congressional district, antonio gonzalez president of the william c. velazquez institute. hector, chairman of the latino coalition and we're glad you joined us. beyond the numbers starts right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said it's always the right time o do the right thing. i just try to live the right way by doing the right thing every day. we have a lot work o to do. wal-mart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we could tamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [applause] >> hell oh, my name is tavis smiley and i'm honored to be moderator for this conversation called latino nation beyond the numbers. let me ask you to welcome our panel for those in
Apr 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
is barbara, i have a native san franciscans. i believe the america's couple truly great historical event including international exposition in 1989 -- it's an event for many to experience. both nationally and internationally have a chance to establish a high record of excellence to welcome great artist to our city. an environmental impact to the san francisco water front promises a responsible and comprehensive in enhancement to one of the premier water fronts. the area of sailing are unmatched. the willingness of america's cup to work with private and public sectors indicate a -- it's in keeping with san francisco storied history and indeed a great honor. i'm in support of the music and entertainment program at the america's cup park at pier's 27 and 29. i believe having this for entertainment on the spectacular sailing on the water will be greatly enhanced. as franklin roosevelt said at treasure island. when you start to do something do you it better than anyone else in the united states. >> thank you. >> my name is john, i work with latitude magazine and giving more people access to s
Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm PDT
with the america's cup to create a neighborhood steering committee and we are excited about working with the steering committee by having direct meetings to see what we can do better in the neighborhood. my last slide is the future of pier 27, 29. showing ground transportation here where the theatre would be is for grounds transportation moving forward. thank you. >> all right. thank you. any questions from the commission? okay. >> hi, thank you so much for coming. i understand this is an outreach for the community. we appreciate that. my question about sound you say you are going to have an engineer to monitor the sound. would that be done throughout the day, would you have somebody testing the sound every two hours. how does that take place? >> we are in 2 different areas, a is to hire ambient noise reading and the same thing on the first 2 events as well as other events during the summer and measure the sound with an a 1 audio engineer. >> maybe we can hear from the police department now. >> good evening, representing san francisco police department. i would like to start by comm
Apr 13, 2013 1:30pm PDT
everyone who is going to be participating in america's cup whether you are a resident, a visitor, a tourist from a bar, we will be using this. and this is is going to be an ex- potential medium for the rest of the world to see it. anyone who is carrying this becomes their own narrative, their own newscasters, their own magazine for own narration of what's going on here in san francisco. that to me is very exciting. i know that san francisco will deliver in its golden way that it always does and in the muld -- middle of that golden platter is a cup and that is called america's cup. thank you and good evening. >> good evening commissioners. we are with security and we are working with live nation as well. before i start i want to point out that we do a lot of different events and different venues. this is really a sailing event. so the type of crowd that we are attracting is a mellow crowd. it makes this event more enjoyable for all kinds of ages. also live nation has done a great job of picking out the type of talent does greatly with this type of event from a security standpoint
Apr 20, 2013 9:35pm EDT
of america. the determined doctors and nurses at some of the world's best hospitals who toiled day and night to save so many lives. the big hearted people of boston. residents, priests, shopkeepers, who carried victims in their arms and delivered water and blankets, lined up to give blood, opened their homes up to total strangers. and the heroic federal agents and police officers who worked together throughout the week, often at great risk to themselves, to keep our communities safe. as a country, we are eternally grateful for the profound sacrifices they make in the line of duty. sometimes making the ultimate sacrifice to defend the people they've sworn to protect. if anyone wants to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil and terror, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, and unafraid. through the days that would test even the strurdiest of souls, boston's spirit remains undaunted. america's spirit remains undimmed. our faith in each other and our love for this country, our common creed that cuts across whatever superficial differences we may have, that's what makes us st
Apr 22, 2013 6:50am EDT
in america may be in a crisis. >> what about education in the united states? is that going in the right direction? >> no, that is a very tough problem. ofin the graduating class 2012, test scores fell in two of the three sections. reading drop to the lowest level in four decades. are in ourdren who school today will be the first generation of children who are less educated than their parents. like the secret ingredient that makes america special. freedom is what america is about. freedom has enabled of the greatest minds to dare to know and it has enabled america to become a country of innovation. freedom has allowed us to explore into the unknown. it has allowed us to become the strongest nation in the world. but what ie driving force behind freedom? education. without education, great men would not dare to speak up. out education, our forefathers would not be able to establish a free nation. that is why i believe education is the most important element in our nation. they say we lived in an increasingly global society. i wanted to know how american students ranked of a global scale. w
Apr 4, 2013 5:30am PDT
america's can -- cup for local residents. >> hi, i'm in marketing manager for the restaurant. i'm here on behalf of our manager. i have a letter from him. i'm so glad that i attended last week's meeting in support of the america's cup concert series. while we understand there are concerns about the concert series and having the america as cup concert in san francisco along the historic water front is a gift to our neighborhood. as a business near the water front we are thrilled to have the concert series to our backyard and that is just what our neighborhood needs to remind tourist that this is what we need. we have a partnership between the america's cup and san francisco and feel assured that the traffic precautions will be tolerable on our guest behalf. we are appreciative of the challenges and know you will make everything possible for this experience positive for everyone as a whole. additionally we are thrilled to host in our restaurant and before and after the concerts. we are looking forward to having your guest begin and hope to add to their over all america's cup concert expe
Apr 6, 2013 6:20pm EDT
we can to reignite the engine of america's growth, a rising, thriving middle class. .hat is our north store that must have every decision they make. yesterday we learned that our -- we created about $500,000 this year. we haveave got -- created about 500,000 jobs this year. but we have got more to do. there are spending cuts that are hurting the community. cut cell costs our economy hundreds of thousands of jobs this year. countrywant to keep our on growth, when the create good, middle-class jobs, you have to make smarter choices. this week i will send a budget to congress that will help us do that. it is a fiscally responsible blueprint for middle-class jobs and growth. washington has argumen raged. my budget puts that argument to rest. we do not have to choose between goals, we can do both. when we saw in the 1990s, nothing reduces the deficit faster than growing the economy. my budget will reduce the deficit not what spending cuts that hurt students and seniors and middle-class families, but a bounce approach of the american people prefer and an investment -- but a balanced approac
Apr 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT
america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i am katty kay. is confident that syria has used chemical weapons. that would cross america's redline. thousands have died after a factory collapses in dhaka. and in the american southwest, the precious commodity of water is in short supply. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. to what is called a varying degrees of confidence, the u.s. intelligence community concludes that the syrian government has used chemical weapons. u.s.nnouncement by the defense secretary was echoed by britain's foreign office. now that the red line has been crossed, what are the consequences? our north american editor mark nardelli has the coverage. has theark mardell coverage. >> video from youtube, but showing chemical weapons used against rebels in aleppo. the u.s. defense secretary spoke to reporters in of dhabi. >> there's still uncertainty about what was used, what kind of chemical was used, where it was used, who used it. said in our statement, we have a reasonable amount of confidence t
Apr 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. from america's cup pavilion, pier 27, 29 object obtaining a permit. we'll stay all night and let everybody have a chance to speak. we are going to limit it to 2 minutes. don't say the same thing the guy or woman in front of you said. it better to have new material or say i support or not support. you are free to talk for 2 minutes if you want. >> this is permit for temporary pavilion to be construct at pier's 27 and 29. it's going to feature the america's cup concert part of the america's cup event. it's scheduled soon in spring of 2013 and will go through october 2013 . the seating capacity is 4-6,000. there will be food and vendor has applied for liquor license for the entire site. the board of supervisors did approve the event program and in your packet you will find a list of live meetings and their outreach for this project and also letters from dwellers with their expressed concern and there are letters from live nation and just received a new letter from the america's cup live nation folks. anyway, all these letters are responding to the concerns raised by the neighbors.
Apr 29, 2013 2:00am EDT
, america does to. -- too. towns that hold fundraisers to help folks pay the medical bills. that take the time to drop off a home-cooked meal because they know a family is under stress. america needs communities where there is our somebody to call if your car gets stuck or your house gets flooded. theeed people who so loved neighbors as themselves that they are willing down to lay their lives -- are willing to lay down their lives for them. [applause] america needs towns like west. [applause] that is what makes this country great, is towns like west. for you, o god, have tested us. you have tried us. we went through fire and threw water, yet you have brought us out to a place of abundance. you have been tested, you have been tried. you have gone through fire. and always will be surrounded by an abundance of love. saw it in the voices on those videos. in the firefighters and first responders who are here. [applause] all over america people are praying for you and thinking you. and when they see the faces of those families, they understand that these are not strangers. these are neigh
Apr 28, 2013 7:00pm EDT
countries in south america from spanish rule. this is a little under an hour. .. i would say 90% of those are in spanish, so i am lucky they are. this is an extraordinary life and a life lived in the lurches sent. a canvas that is huge, stretches through most of south america. a life lived large in other ways as well. simon bolivar was featured on it and commanding personality. he was called iron asked by his soldiers because he wrote 75,000 miles to liberate the six countries that he liberated. it's really an extraordinary physical feat if nothing else. but he also was a man of the enlightenment, someone who had been inspired at the youngest age by rating full tear and not just your and john locke and came out of that experience probably at about 20, 21, with a passionate fans of his country, the colonial yoke that a separate matter. at least he thought that suffered under. he was all for liberty and freedom, great admired united states. great admired in many respects napoleon, although there are aspects of the empire, the napoleonic empire that he did not admire. but this is a
Apr 11, 2013 9:30pm PDT
been paid to the port and has been compensated. so what's the next step? after the america's cup events in 2012 we learned what with your not only what with your doing with the fundraising but to bring people to san francisco. on the fundraising front the mayor lee in particular and his staff really sort of working with us and the america's cup committees to understand ways to really enhance the fundraising program. we've seen the needs of the event sort of consolidate as this number of teams and spectators have come down but we hope to showcase san francisco for and the mayor looking forward to how this and other opportunities such as this event like the national conferences other things that bring people to san francisco and how can we learn how to do this whole thing better. what we're focusing on is this new civic engagement. rather to the extent we can we can use this to how we want to get out of this and with the next bid this type of fundraising has been a real boon. no longer do their questions revolve around this. so with this in my mind we want to oil something we've been work
Apr 15, 2013 12:30am PDT
i'm the america's cup director. since january of t2011. this is starting july 4th. my role is to give a little bit of a context of the road this has taken to get here today. this stems from the ongoing partnership from the city's organization committee. so to take a step back in terms of context what i have felt throughout this effort is to not only put on american people event that saves what people see as a san francisco values kind of event in terms of environmental responsibility and to people who invited but also how this event can create legacies. so beyond this 3 months of excitement we're going to see this summer. i've been really gratified by the types of and it brings a lot to the thinking it's not just a fleet moment in time but will go beyond that. back when the host agreement was first signed there was a blue print in that host agreement that the city's costs were going to be put off. and we continue to analyze this going forward. on the capital side one source for the crew ship terminal the port was going to pay for those costs. then there was a eels project a
Apr 20, 2013 7:44am PDT
america's cup permits at marina green and small craft harbor. >> i need the computer up. we're still in the morning. good morning commissioners. i am here to present the approval of the america's cup event this year at marina green. they're three approvals we're seeking in connection with this. one is to authorize staff to issue permits for the installation of a event village at marina green include load in and load out from june 5 to october 3. the second grant exception to the sound policy to allow amplified sound from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on event days and from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on argue 31 or september 1 and adopt findings under the california environmental quality act. i will take you through the event and the layout. the second part overview of the ceqa and eir issues. adam from the mayor's office and economic work force development will under take that and last review the major issues that we have identified and what we're doing on those. starting with an overview. there are three parts of america's cup this year. there is the [inaudible] america's cup chall
Apr 14, 2013 6:50am EDT
immigration has become a huge issue in america, one that affects many occupations, industries, and individuals, however, not necessarily in the ways many people think. in my home state of alabama, the passing of the hb-56 law had far-reaching effects in all of these areas. this law impacted many groups and people, not just economically, but socially as well, reflecting not just alabama, but america as a whole. >> well, the issue for farmers is that they have a need for seasonal workers oftentimes. sometimes year round, but seasonal workers to do jobs that often times they can't find local employees to perform. they have found that since the immigration law has passed that a lot of migrant workers they have depended upon have actually left the state, even some of those that had proper documentation, they left because of fear of being maybe misunderstood, their status being misunderstood, or they didn't understand the law or maybe they had family members that dent have the proper documentation. >> i think one of the things that really became an issue in law enforcement is there is a direct tie b
Apr 14, 2013 10:50pm EDT
%. >> immigration has become a huge issue in america, one that affects occupations, industries, and individuals. thater, not in the ways many people think. in my home state of alabama, passing the law had far reaching affects on all of these areas. this law impacted groups and people economically and socially as well. butcting not just alabama america as a whole. >> well, the issue from farmers is that they have a need for seasonal workers often times. buttimes year around seasonal workers to do jobs they can't find local employees to perform. they have found that since the immigration law passed a lot of migrant workers they depended on the past left the state, some of those that had proper documentation left because of fear of being maybe misunderstood, their status being misunderstood or they had family members that did not have the proper documentation. >> one of the things that became an issue in law enforcement, there is a direct tie between illegal immigration and the drug cartel in the united states. alabama is a border state. wehappen to border water, border the gulf of mexico. particu
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Apr 16, 2013 9:30am PDT
are in america and worried about growth to the american economy. we're 4% of the world's population. we have 20% of income. the more you reduce poverty overseas, the more you increase edition and improve health care and empower women and girls, the more there's growth overseas, there's global growth and the better off americans will be. if every time you cut off somebody else's opportunities you shrink your own. >> stephen: why global initiative? why not call it the clinton america initiative. shouldn't we fix everything here first? u.s.a. number one first. that's the first line of constitution. [ laughter ] >> we should be fixing america and it should be the economic priority but you can't stop the world, get off and get on when you get good and ready. other people's lives are unfolding and fixing america in part depends upon having a more receptive world to improve in, one that makes our growth more relevant and more effective. it doesn't cost a lot of money. we give a smaller percentage of our income in foreign assistance, the u.s. government does, than any other major country in the world.
Apr 10, 2013 5:00pm EDT
to replace. i would like to read a couple of quotes. this book is called "victory in america, how america won." the opening page, general maddus is featured speaking to his first marine division in iraq or in kuwait before the invasion. here's what he said. when i give you the word, we will cross the line into iraq. for the mission's sake, our country's sake and the sake of the men who carry the division's colors and past battles, carry out your mission and keep your honor clean. demonstrate to the world that there is no better friend, no worsen my than a united states marine. i would like to give general maddus the appreciation of the entire united states house of representatives and every single marine, past, present and future and ever single american that knows at least partly the safety of this nation to people like him and to him, literally and explicitly what he has done for this nation. general maddus, we hope retirement treats you as well as your marine corps did. i yield back the balance of my ime. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from north carolina ris
Apr 14, 2013 6:14am PDT
but also with the tamp pais public library to have two events showcasing the rich arab america culture that exists here in the city of san francisco and i want to thank you all for coming and i want to introduce joaquin for resident who ska great member of our community and has helped organize this event. (applause). . thank you very much and good evening everyone on behalf of mayorly who will be joining us in a few moments i want to say thanks to all of you for being here tonight it's always a pleasure for you go to welcome the community into city hall - because you remind us our purpose in government so to serve and you you certainly bring life and culture and community into our very state halls and bring life to us, so thank you again. i want to thank the nominating committee and the planning committee for their excellent work in ensuring that those very important community members who do so much to ensure that our communities remain strong and vibrant, those who are under served typically continue to be served that our communities are strengthened and our ties are bound and strong.
Apr 21, 2013 8:30am PDT
this kind of global vision, and certainly hemispherically, north-south, in terms of the americas... i mean, he's the one who basically says, "the carribean, it's part of who we are." that... in a lot of ways, you're doing the same thing now with your career, you know? you're panamanian, you live in boston, but you're going global, and your message is, "music is not just to entertain, music is powerful." >> exactly. the wonderful thing about the dizzy gillespie united nation band is when i got there, you had people from brazil, you had people from all over the world. the idea of a common ton finding our diversity, through one sound, making music that we all need to come together, that's a powerful lesson i learned from dizzy, you know, that no matter where you come from, you always have something to say with love for the process, the process of exchange. that was something that i really... that experience, fundamentally very important. and i carried that on myself. >> hinojosa: do you feel like your own work that you've done now as a composer is taking that root of what dizzy gillespie said
Apr 4, 2013 2:30pm PDT
welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also are around the globe. in the latest in a series of military threats and maneuvers, it is reported that north korea has moved a missile system to its east coast. they say they already have final approval to launch strikes against america. it is not clear they have the capacity to do so. korea today, more military exercises. u.s. and korean forces ready in their response after a warning from the north. she says that america faces a merciless nuclear attack by north korea's army. isolated, heavily armed north believes that america is itself a nuclear threat. classbook last week, stealth bombers a -- last week, stealth bombers flew missions over the peninsula. north korea cannot put warheads on their missiles but this could have a range of 400 kilometers. that puts u.s., japanese forces at threat in the region. >> our weapons are ready. our military readiness is already high. we are able to manage any possible crisis. >> it is the yarn dictator drive in the crisis. kim jong un is the third in his family dynasty to rule over
Apr 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT
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Apr 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
and major corporations. what can we do for you? >>ica. world newsbbc america. reporting from washington, i am katty kay. they have endured. residents of boston have been warned not to go outside as police search for the suspect in the boston marathon bombing. the father of the boys defenses son -- his sons. >> only god almighty knows what really happens. >> we still do not know what motivated the attack. did the brothers of the lawn or is it part of a wider terror -- did the brothers act on their own, or is it part of a wider terror plot? we talk to the man in charge of homeland security during 9/11. on public our viewers television in america and also around the globe. the city of boston is nervous tonight. authorities have urged residents to stay indoors as they hunt the 19-year-old boy suspected in bombing.n marathon fled after hisev was shotther tamerlan in a confrontation with police. >> this is what terrorism can do. one of america's oldest cities, frozen, lockdown. businesses closed. troops of police to look ready for war. they are throwing everything at this, the police poured into
Apr 11, 2013 12:00am PDT
election, as it will be, i suspect, in many elections to come. , cuba, come from mexico central america, south america, the caribbean, and beyond. every month, some 50,000 latinos turn 18. it is no exaggeration to say that as the latino community goes, so goes america. we will begin a wide-ranging conversation that will challenge stereotypes and provide a deeper understanding of this increasingly powerful ethnic group. he starts by our outstanding panelists. mary rose wilcox, supervisor for maricopa county. navarro, ao, -- ana republican political strategist. , hector barreto, senioriana quintero, attorney for the national resources defense council fifth latino advocacy program. we are glad you joined us. a conversation about latinos, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we ca
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Mar 31, 2013 11:00pm EDT
for the gun owners of america. paul helmkey, former president of brady campaign and, indiana university professor. the supreme court took up the first major examination of gay rights in a decade. the court hearing arguments over california's proposition 8 which band same sex marriage. it is the first of two days of hearings on the subject. fox news supremeourt correspondent shannon bream with our report. >> reporter: following argument today, the supreme court must now decide whether or not to uphold the wishes of california voters who, in 2008, ratified an initiative known as prop 8. it amended the california constitution to limit valid an legally recognized marriages to only those between 1 man and one woman. a number of the justices today asked why individual states shouldn't be able to make their own decisions about the relatively new concept including samuel alito who said the idea of same sex marriage is newer than cell phones and the internet. >> on the qution like that, of such fundamental importance, why should it not be left for the people? either asking through initiatives an
Apr 7, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>>>this week on moyers & company -- >> there are literally two americas. >> martin luther king and the dream of a fair and just america. >> freedom from fear is a necessary freedom to get the civil rights, to get the jobs, to get work against poverty even though the odds may be against you. >> if you can deal with race and the fundamental denial of common humanity through race, then it opens up possibilities. >> and -- >> the idea of a more perfect union. i love that because it suggests, rightfully so, that it's not perfect now. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre
Apr 18, 2013 9:14pm PDT
, 2013. they took a great part in the 2012 america cup and the fleet week apparently the committees efforts not only advanced the safety and security of the marine transportation system but improved the transportation between the government agencies and ultimately harden northern california against acts of terrorism. we're in keeping with the highest traditions of the united states coast graduate it's a high honor to be bestoed on us. i want to recognize this lady as a wonderful partner in this. that concludes my report >> thank you. >> no, it didn't i forgot. two other things to mention. so if you haven't seep this great paper called bay crossings. it's a mostly periodical that's handed out in many places especially to infcommutes. so on behalf of us thank you very much for an important recognition of a great day. we also have been widely featured in a magazine it's deposited in hotels around the city and in conference packets. we're really very gratified to have the ports longevity but also people who are intbt the achievements and accomplishment of the port >> any public comme
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Apr 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
celebration of what makes america the home of the brave and the land of the awesome and why our enemies don't get it. ♪ ♪ >> the constitution founded our great country. the american constitution, the blueprints for our way of life. >> i really worry if we have lost an understanding of our constitution, our founding principles,and understanding of what makes us strong. >> they hate our freedom. they hate our way of life. they hate who we are. they hate our liberty. >> jon: it is like we are the anne hathaways of countries? ( laughter ) you hate us, but only because you can't get with this. ( laughter ) it why do you hate america? is that that we're too nice, that we sing too well oh, is that we're too hot? ( laughter ) ♪ i dreamed a dream-- ♪ all right ( laughter ) and that's why how we handle boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokar tsarnaev is so important. the strength of our system lies in how durable it is, even for our most heinous citizens. >> i'm a little concern. he has his moornd rights, the right to remain silent. >> don't understand the point. >> you have the right to
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